LEVEL +4/+5 PROGRAMMSc International Sustainable Business Development

A level +4/+5 program: National and international project management for organizations - Professional certification (RNCP) 34350 – Level 7 - Certification agency : APTIM
Lyon, Paris
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3A promotes a responsible comprehension of the development of international projects. The new initiatives must surpass neo-colonial relationships with miserable images and paternalistic attitudes that are widespread between the West and the rest of the world.

3A believes that training is a fundamental axis for sustainable development.

  • A level +4/+5 program – National and international project management for organizations
  • 65% of the program taught in English


  • Strengthen theoretical knowledge and practical know-how in order to innovate in the fields of ethical and international development
  • Develop international activities with geopolitical and cultural challenges
  • Be able to identify an international opportunity and choose a business development strategy
  • Be able to work with multicultural and multidisciplinary teams
  • Systematically take into account the needs of local populations to build sustainable development projects

Anthropology of development
Geopolitics and development
Import and export logistics
International team manager
International alternative development..

The master’s thesis includes operational recommendations for the development of projects or activities with an international scope. It must also show the impact on the strategic development of the organization.

MSc in International Sustainable Business Development Highlights  

The only program taught entirely in English on French campuses
The acquisition of multilingual skills
A very international and multicultural orientation

Choice of a training course in level +4
The initial course: initial training followed by an end-of-year internship for a period of 4 to 6 months.
The work-study program: professional experience in a company or an NGO.
The level +5 year takes place at an alternating pace.


In 5th years, choice of the specialization International Sustainable Business Development. 

What can you do after your MSc in International Sustainable Business Development?

Achieving sustainable development goals is a fundamental part of business growth. Nowadays, it has become clear that no company can ignore global warming or increasing inequalities in the world. For example, if nothing is done, climate change will disrupt all of the Earth’s biomes, which will have unfathomable consequences on companies’ activities. This is why businesses have started to hire professionals who can implement internal solutions to answer those challenges.

After your MSc in International Sustainable Business Development, you can start working for any kind of company, in your home country or abroad. Aside from international businesses, you may also find a job in structures such as consulting agencies, governments or NGOs. There are a lot of different missions in this sector, such as improving internal processes to reduce their environmental impact, finding reliable international partners whose activities respect human rights and the environment.

The need for businesses to embrace this new paradigm still needs to be improved. Global warming and pollution in general require strong and fast actions as soon as possible. By following this MSc, you will be in a position to bring radical changes to your companies’ activities.

Your career prospects can be divided between those that are directly related to sustainable development and jobs that aren’t but need to take it into account in their daily activities. Here are some of the jobs that you can apply to after your MSc:

  • export manager,
  • international marketing manager,
  • international development manager,
  • international purchasing manager,
  • CSR advisor,
  • sustainability manager,
  • sustainability director,
  • sustainability consultant,
  • economic development specialist,
  • sustainability officer,
  • supervisor of production and operating workers,
  • sustainability coordinator.

A level +4/+5 program: National and international project management for organizations – Professional certification (RNCP 34350, code NSF 310) – Level 7. Certification agency : APTIM


Candidates with a validated Bac+3

  • Training costs – Start of the school year 2022 :
    • 9 250€ in level +4
    • 9 500€ in level +5 (possibility of covering the cost of training as part of an apprenticeship or professionalization contract – Training costs : 9 800€).